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Acer ginnala

 Suitable Substitutions for Acer ginnala

Acer tataricum

Acer tataricum

Tatarian Maple

Acer ginnala 'Ruby Slippers'

Acer ginnala 'Ruby Slippers'

Ruby Slippers Amur Maple

 
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More About Acer ginnala

  • Fragrant yellowish flowers appear just before the leaves
  • Seeds emerge red, maturing to brown
  • Glossy dark green leaves change to shades of yellow and red in the fall
  • Useful as a hedge or single specimen
  • A rounded plant that is extremely hardy
  • Bloom Time: Early spring

Interesting Notes:

Amur maple exhibits phenomenal fall colour. It can be grown as a specimen tree or a multi-stemmed plant.

Zone:

2

Height:

5-6 m

Spread:

5-6 m

Colour:

Yellow
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Amur Maple Growing and Maintenance Tips

Tolerant of a wide range of soils and pH, it grows best in a moist, well-drained soil, in full sun or partial shade. Amur maple can tolerate heavy pruning. Has been proven to be invasive.


Acer ginnala Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Heat Tolerant
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Seed
Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Early Spring

Habit

Rounded
Multi-stem/Clump form

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Roadside planting
Hedge